DANUBE BUILDING MATERIALS REINFORCES MIDDLE EAST PRESENCE WITH OPENING OF AED 50 MILLION SHOWROOM IN QATAR

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Danube Building Materials reinforces Middle East presence with opening of AED 50 million showroom in Qatar

Leading company’s first showroom in Qatar & 29th for the group to play key role in AED 367 billion worth of construction and development projects in preparation for FIFA World Cup 2022

Danube Building Materials, the leader in construction, building materials and shop fitting industries, opened its first showroom in Qatar yesterday (July 12, 2011) in association with Dyarco. The AED 50 million showroom was inaugurated by H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, Vice-Chairman, Al Faisal Holding and H.E. Ebrahim A.H. Al Neama, Chairman, Dyarco, in the presence of Danube officials led by Rizwan Sajan, Founder & Chairman, Danube Building Materials; Anis Sajan, Managing Director; Adel Sajan, Director, Danube Building Materials and other senior company officials. The opening, which marks the company’s first venture into Qatar, is the 29th Danube Building Materials showroom in the Middle East and reflects the company’s strategy of strengthening its market presence in the region.

The newly opened ‘Business to Business’ (B2B) showroom, which measures at 100,000 square feet, comprises of a showroom and adjoining warehouse, conveniently located at the heart of Qatar’s Industrial Area. According to Danube senior officials, the recent announcement of Qatar being named as the host for the FIFA World Cup Games in 2022 has created an influx of construction and infrastructure projects amounting to over AED 367 billion over the next 12 years. Danube is looking to play a major role in this development by leveraging its wide portfolio of building materials and other construction essentials across these projects. The Qatar showroom will offer key products like wood, steel, sanitary hardware, ceiling, plywood and structural steel.

“We congratulate the Danube group on the occasion of the opening of their first retail and warehousing facility in Qatar,” said H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, Vice-Chairman, Al Faisal Holding. “The opening could not have been at a better time as the country is currently witnessing an increase in major construction projects. These projects largely demand a supplier who can provide them with top quality building materials, something that the Danube Building Materials retail units are widely known for. We wish them success and welcome them as an integral part in the country’s move to prepare for the FIFA World Cup games in 2022.”

“Today’s opening demonstrates our long standing commitment towards opening key showrooms and warehousing facilities across strategic locations in the Middle East. We are excited to have opened our first retail unit in Qatar as the country is expected to experience a large influx of projects in preparation for the FIFA World Cup games in 2022,” said Rizwan Sajan, Chairman, Danube Building Materials. “We are eyeing to participate in this expected increased number of projects, which complements our goal to expand our client base in Qatar, during this period of important development and growth. Rest assured that we will continue to live up to our reputation as a key provider of world class high quality building materials to major projects in the region.”